# How do you find the equation for the circle tangent of y-axis, center (-8,-7)?

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Feb 11, 2017

graph{(x+8)^2 + (y+7)^2=64 [-23.94, 10.24, -15.44, 1.65]}

#### Explanation:

The standard form of an equation is :

with center: (

If the circle is tangent to the y-axis the circle touches the y-axis. This means the radius is the distance from the center to the y-axis. This distance is always positive. It is